Global Health Teacher Resources
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Global Health Issues
Examine global health issues and the philanthropic efforts of Bill Gates. Working in groups, your class will research selected diseases focusing on symptoms, transmission, and prevention. They also conclude by writing grant proposals to help eliminate worldwide diseases.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Globalization and Health
Students explore the threat of global health issues. For this globalization lesson, students read the noted articles about diseases that have morphed through globalization. Students then participate in classroom simulation that requires them to discuss and brainstorm solutions to the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Africa.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
Lesson 3: Youth in Action for Global Health
In this global health worksheet, students chart out 5 possible choices to choose from for a project for the youth of today. Students fill in 4 categories on the importance of each to determine which choice to choose. Students rate the criteria for each choice.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
Global Health: Hunger and Food Around the Globe
Students discuss hunger around the world and come up with a service project. For this global hunger lesson, students define vocabulary words and discuss service projects. Students derive a plan, carry it out, and reflect on the process of serving others.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History
Microbes and Disease
Discuss how diseases have impacted human history. Divide your class into groups and assign each group one of the following: tuberculosis, malaria, plague, cholera, smallpox, and AIDS. They read up on, complete a concept map, and present to the rest of the class their assigned disease.
5th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Arctic Animals
Discover the coldest animals in the world with a lesson about the Arctic habitat. Kids use a glossary and information sheet about animals found in the Arctic Circle to complete several activities, including tracking the lemming population, experimenting with salt and freezing water, and investigating the differences between Arctic animals and Antarctic animals.
4th - 8th Science
HIV and Flu -- The Vaccine Strategy
What is the biggest threat to a mass number of humans? Not natural disasters, but rather, pandemics! With a lecture and slide show, the speaker discusses how medical technology in the form of vaccines is bringing an end to suffering and fear.
21 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Hydrologic (Water) Cycle
Learners construct a model of the hydrologic cycle, and observe that water is an element of a cycle in the natural environment. They explain how the hydrologic cycle works and why it is important, and compare the hydrologic cycle to other cycles found in nature.
9th - 12th Science
Take Action Haiti
Using an online internet simulation, learners will role-play various members of a family living in rural Haiti. The objective is to increase global awareness by requiring them to consider poverty as an obstacle to education in Haiti. Learners will discuss advocacy methods to confront poverty in the nation.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Wherever We Go, There They Are!
The central video for this lesson is not available through the included resource link. However, the activity that simulates the passing of a virus through a population is impacting and the other resource links are invaluable. Use this lesson in a life science unit when covering viruses, or in a health class when covering communicable disease.
6th - 12th Health
Jimmy Carter: Civic Action, Lesson 2
Build on high schoolers' awareness of what's wrong with society. Here they examine Jimmy Carter's extensive involvement in volunteer action in the local, national, and global arenas. Define and explore concepts -- philanthropy, citizen, volunteer, civic involvement -- and situate them as integral to both American culture and a fulfilling life.
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Environmental Awareness — Think Global, Act Local
Young scholars identify the different hazardous wastes and the dangers they post to the environment. In this physical science lesson plan, students brainstorm ways to dispose them properly. They create a short story, song or poem to conclude the lesson plan.
9th - 10th Science